Here it is: irrefutable proof that we live in the future. When baby Teegan’s parents were told she would not be able to survive due to a severe birth defect in her heart, they requested the help of a brilliant pediatric surgeon who invented a new surgery to save her life (and others with similar conditions) with the help of virtual reality and an iPhone.
This is a great story of how creativity and STEM knowledge can make all the difference.
Want to read more about what’s new in medical science?
- Researchers have harnessed 3-D printing technology to print living muscle, cartilage and bone using a technique where living cells are the “ink” of the printer. Click to read more!
- Scientists are very excited about new cancer therapies that use t-cells in the human body’s immune system to attack cancer cells. Click to read more!